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Aussie pacer Johnson not worried by poor form
Test pacer Mitchell Johnson says his poor form on the Sri Lanka tour were more a case of bad luck and added that he is in the right form to take wickets in South Africa. ANI

Warne's engagement nowhere on ex's mind as she parties with new beau
Spin king Shane Warne's ex wife Simone Callahan is unperturbed by reports of his engagement to Elizabeth Hurley, as she has been bowled over by a handsome Melbourne sales executive named Toby Roberts. ANI

WACA may follow Bellerive name change lead
The WACA is considering following Cricket Tasmania's (CT) lead in selling the naming rights to its main cricket ground. ANI

Arsenal doesn't have to qualify for Champions League: Gazidis
ARSENAL chief executive Ivan Gazidis has said that the Gunners don't have to qualify for the Champions League next year. ANI

Abramovich 'not smart enough' to make his own fortune, says exiled oligarch
Exiled Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky has claimed that his former prot‚g‚e Roman Abramovich was not clever enough to build his own business empire without him. ANI

Kelly Rowland was 'embarrassed' but had to call off wedding to NFL beau
R and B singer Kelly Rowland admits that it was "embarrassing" to call off her wedding to NFL footballer Roy Williams but says that it was the right decision. ANI

Troubled Tevez likely to be transferred to Doncaster Rovers
Troubled Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez may be transferred to the Doncaster Rovers. ANI

Giggs' ex Imogen rants against rugby beau Danny Cipriani for cheating
Ryan Giggs' ex, Imogen Thomas has ranted against her rugby player boyfriend, Danny Cipriani for cheating on her with Katie Price on Twitter. ANI

Becks raked in 12million pounds from sponsorship deals alone in 2010
'Money-spinner' football star David Beckham earned a colossal 12 million pounds with just sponsorship deals alone last year. ANI

Woods lands first major deal since sex scandal
Golfer Tiger Woods has landed a lucrative endorsement deal with Rolex, almost two years after his sex-related scandals came out into the open. ANI

Zara Phillips 'back in the saddle' after showdown talks with Mike Tindall
Zara Phillips put on a brave face as she warmed up for a competition in The Netherlands today, following showdown talks with her rugby star husband Mike Tindall in New Zealand, over his drunk nightclub antics with a former flame. ANI

Bulgaria denies racially abusing black England players
Bulgaria has rejected accusations from Europe's football governing body Uefa that home fans fired racist abuse at England players during a Euro 2012 qualifier last month. ANI

Li Na becomes first Chinese to play in WTA Championships
Chinese tennis star Li Na on Thursday became the first Chinese singles player to book a spot on the WTA season-ending tournament. ANI

PCB boss Butt's tenure worst period seen by Pakistan cricket: Pakistan cricket
The tenure of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ijaz Butt is the worst period ever seen by Pakistan cricket, former captain Moin Khan has said. ANI

Tamara Ecclestone launches 'Billion $$ Girl' from 200,000 pounds Ferrari
Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone's daughter, Tamara Ecclestone posed with her brand new 200,000 pounds Ferrari 599 to promote her new reality TV show 'Billion Dollar Girl'. ANI

Joey Barton wants to name 1st kid Haribo after favourite jelly treats!
Queens Park Rangers' Joey Barton wants to name his first child Haribo, after his favourite jelly treats. ANI

Ecclestone's daughter Tamara to sign pre-nup with boyfriend
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone's daughter, Tamara Ecclestone has asked boyfriend Omar Khyami to sign a pre-nup before their marriage. ANI

Capello OK with England players' drinking as long as team wins
England coach Fabio Capello, who is known for his tough regimen, will allow his players to enjoy themselves off the field at Euro 2012 as long as they are performing on the pitch. ANI

Pakistan's first choice for coach should be 'overseas candidate': Geoff Lawson
Former Pakistan coach Geoff Lawson has said that the best option for Pakistan would be to have a well-qualified overseas coach. ANI

Cricket Australia orders 4 players to play Shield match
Cricket Australia has heeded the advice of the Argus Review, and ordered four Test players-Ricky Ponting, Mike Hussey, Mitch Johnson and Xavier Doherty - to play a Sheffield Shield match before heading to South Africa to play the Test series there. ANI

Hamilton says he is not doing anything wrong on tracks
Formula One ace Lewis Hamilton, who is facing criticism from all quarters for his dangerous driving style, has said that he is not doing anything wrong on the tracks. ANI

Beckham chooses family over Paris St Germain's multi-million pounds deal
David Beckham appears to be all set to snub a multi-million pound move to France and stay in Los Angeles for the sake of his kids. ANI

Wahab Riaz, Akmal brothers also implicated in spot-fixing scandal
Three more Pakistani cricketers have been implicated in the spot-fixing scandal during the ongoing trial of the tainted trio- Salman Butt, Mohammad Amir and Mohammad Asif- at a court in England. ANI

Punters bet 1billion dollars illegally on one India-Pak cricket match
Punters put illegal bets worth a billion dollars on a single India-Pakistan cricket match, a spot-fixing trial judge was told here on Thursday. ANI

Rooney's dad vows to clear name his name
Ace Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney's father has vowed to clear his name after being arrested on suspicion of being involved in a football betting fraud. ANI

Tiger Woods struggles on golf tour return
Former world number one Tiger Woods was in miserable form at the US PGA Tour's Open here on Thursday. ANI

Rooney stunned over father and uncle's arrest in betting fraud
Ace England striker Wayne Rooney was left stunned after his father and uncle were arrested for an alleged betting fraud. ANI

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